What Can I Do About Robocalls?

Are you sick of grabbing your ringing phone five times a day only to find yet another robocaller on the other end? If robocalls are getting to you, you’re not alone. Those super-annoying automatic calls have recently exploded, and it’s enough to make anyone go bonkers. More than 30 billion robocalls were made in the…

Protecting Yourself Against Card Cracking Scams

In a recent scam targeting cash-strapped millennials, fraudsters are once again cashing in on people’s naivety and goodwill. Only this time they’re using social media to make it happen. What makes the scam especially cruel is that fraudsters specifically look for victims who are short on funds, such as students with large loans hanging over…

How to Spot a Credit Repair Scam

Repairing your credit can be an uphill battle. You’re looking at months of hard work, negotiating with creditors, reworking your budget and identifying the factors that are making your credit score lag. In short, it’s a hassle and it takes lots of time. Those two aspects are what makes credit repair scams so successful. They…

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the most nefarious crimes out there. Here are seven ways to help protect yourself:  1. Secure Your Hard Copies  Every sensitive document should be kept in a locked safe. Credit cards and debit cards should be securely placed in your wallet at all times. When you’re out of the house, make sure…

Beware Social Media Scams!

The social media explosion has changed the way we interact with one another. In fact, everyone knows that a vacation, a dinner out, or child’s milestone never really happened unless you post it on Facebook or Instagram.